Dr. Yang Li received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China, in 2005, and his M.S and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, in 2007 and 2011, respectively. He joined the faculty of the Baylor University in August 2011 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering department.
His research interests include wave propagation and antenna radiation in complex medium, effective medium theory and homogenization technique, electrically small antenna design, leaky-wave antenna design, micro-doppler radar and metamaterials.
He is the recipient of the CST university publication award, the Chinese government award for outstanding students abroad, the Doctoral Research Award from the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the 3rd prize at the 2010 USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting student paper contest, and the Houston Endowment President’s Excellence Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin.